Definition of feodary
2 : an officer of the ancient English Court of Wards appointed to receive rents
4 [Middle English, from Medieval Latin feodarium, from feodum + Latin -arium -ary] : a book compiling the details of feudal duties and services
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Origin and Etymology of feodary
Middle English, from Medieval Latin feodarius, from feodum + Latin -arius -ary
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